Uraeus with sun disk

Egyptian
Late Period


Accession Number

72.4962

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment

Painted.

Wood uraeus with round disk. Light-gray wood color; the slightest traces of faint green and of white. Perfect form. Hole clean through the middle of the body.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way